CLEVELAND, OH -  APRIL 15: Starting pitcher Trevor Bauer #47 of the Cleveland Indians pitches during the first inning against the Chicago White Sox at Progressive Field on April 15, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Trevor Bauer

April By The Numbers: What Did The Month Tell Us?

It is widely known that the Cleveland Indians did not have the April that was expected of them going into the season. It was a month that left fans and pundits scratching their heads and asking “what is wrong with the Indians?” After a week of mediocre baseball, the prudent fan resulted to the old […]

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How ‘Bout Them Hillcats

The Lynchburg Hillcats, the Indians’ newest minor league affiliate, is ,in my opinion, the most exciting minor team in the entire organization. There are a number of intriguing prospects at this level, many of whom have the potential to find themselves in a big league uniform at some point in their career. Despite all their […]

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 05:  Starting pitcher Danny Salazar #31 of the Cleveland Indians pitches during the first inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on May 5, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

5/5 Recap: Swisher’s Return Not Enough, Vargas Dominates

Roster Update: As mentioned earlier today, Nick Swisher has returned to the Cleveland Indians and was in the starting lineup today, hitting sixth and playing DH. To make room, Tyler Holt was sent to AAA. In addition, Jerry Sands cleared waivers yesterday and accepted his minor league assignment in Columbus. Player of the Game There […]

GOODYEAR, AZ - FEBRUARY 26:  Nick Swisher #33 poses during Cleveland Indians Photo Day on February 26, 2015 in Goodyear, Arizona.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Welcome Home, Bro! The Triumphant Return of Nick Swisher

After spending Spring Break in Goodyear, Arizona and gallivanting around his old haunts in Columbus for the past few weeks, Nick Swisher is finally ready to return to the Cleveland Indians. The Indians announced early yesterday that the $48M man will finally be coming off the disabled list after originally landing there on August 10th, […]

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All-Time Indians: George Kahler

Name: George Runnells Kahler Position: Starting Pitcher Tribe Time: 1910-1914 DOB: 09/06/1889 Stats W L W% ERA G GS CG SHO IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP BAA Best Season (1911) 9 8 .529 3.27 30 17 10 0 154.1 153 56 1 66 97 1.42 .249 Career 32 43 .427 3.17 109 77 […]

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Tribe Time Now Weekend Update 5/3

The Weekend Update is back and after thanking our guest from last week, Cody Slaybaugh (@CodySlaybaugh), we’d like to welcome in a new guest, this time Chris Burham (@CMB1979) from It’s Pronounced Lajaway. In our short pre-game podcast from Sunday we discussed many topics including Lonnie Chisenhall‘s incredible turn around defensively at third base and […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  MAY 3: Jason Kipnis #22 celebrates with Jose Ramirez #11 of the Cleveland Indians after both scored to tie the game during the fifth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Progressive Field on May 3, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

5/3 Recap: “Comeback City, Yeah We Back On The Map.”

Player of the Game Lead-off hitter Jason Kipnis had a fantastic day adding to his solid production as the lead-off hitter for the last week. During several times this game, he was the spark the Indians offense needed to climb back into the game and eventually win it. Feathers Up The obvious takeaway from this […]

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 02:  First baseman Carlos Santana #41 of the Cleveland Indians flips the ball to first to get Clint Robinson #41 of the Los Angeles Dodgers for the third out of the fourth inning at Dodger Stadium on July 2, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Carlos Santana; All Around The Diamond

It is no secret the Cleveland Indians’ manager Terry Francona loves versatility on his team. Tito prefers players like Mike Aviles and Jose Ramirez that can play multiple positions without skipping a beat. Over the past three seasons this has been tried with Tribe first baseman Carlos Santana. Although Santana has seemed to have found a […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  MAY 2: Michael Brantley #23 of the Cleveland Indians hits an RBI single during the third inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Progressive Field on May 2, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Michael Brantley

5/2 Recap: A Few Close Plays Turn Close Game Into Blowout

Player of the Game Unlike the three relievers who stumbled through the sixth inning, Ryan Webb was able to get batters out tonight without allowing other batters to reach base. Webb pitched two innings, the seventh and eighth, and they (along with the third) were two of the only three runnerless innings for Indians pitching […]

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 26: Starting pitcher Shaun Marcum #38 of the New York Mets dleivers the ball against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on June 26, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

How To Replace Your House

If you didn’t catch it yesterday, T.J. House has been placed on the 15-day DL due to inflammation in his throwing shoulder. This is another disappointing turn in what has been a very disappointing season for House so far this year. After winning the fifth spot in the Indians’ rotation out of spring training, House […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  MAY 1: Lonnie Chisenhall #8 Ryan Raburn #9 and Michael Bourn #24 celebrate with Brett Hayes #12 of the Cleveland Indians after Hayes hit a three run home run during the fifth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Progressive Field on May 1, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.   (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

5/1 Recap: Missing Offense Found, But How to Keep It?

Roster Update: After a poor start yesterday, T.J. House has been conveniently placed on the 15 day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation. Such a basic injury description could cover a wide variety of ailments from extreme pain to every day stress. In his place, the Indians have brought up outfielder Tyler Holt from AAA for […]

GOODYEAR, AZ - FEBRUARY 26:  Pitcher Trevor Bauer #47 poses during Cleveland Indians Photo Day on February 26, 2015 in Goodyear, Arizona.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

April 2015 Player Power Rankings

Much more important than wins and losses are the individual successes by each player on the team. The opposite of this may be true, but you can’t have the whole without the parts and this is the time to break those parts down into bite sized pieces. The original, predictive pre-season player power rankings came out in […]

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Tribe Time Now Ep. 12

The joint venture podcast, Tribe Time Now, has a brand new website and all should check it out. As simple as possible, it’s just TribeTimeNow.com. Up currently there is yesterday’s recording of the Tribe Time Now flagship show with Ryan Thompson (@RthompAK13) that took place with one of the enemy, Craig Brown from the Royals […]

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 19: T.J. House #58 of the Cleveland Indians delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on April 19, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

4/30 Recap: HOUSE FALLS DOWN IN LATEST START

Player of the Game Ryan Webb was solid in his Indians debut as he pitched three innings in relief of T.J. House and gave up just two hits. Webb also did not issue a walk in his appearance. Webb was recently released by the Los Angeles Dodgers, signed by the Indians and sent to Columbus. […]

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